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01/12/12

Receptor for tasting fat identified in humans

01/11/12

Chemotherapy may influence leukemia relapse

01/10/12

Late-stage sepsis suppresses immune system

01/09/12

Multiple sclerosis research links brain activity to cognitive decline

01/06/12

Mass prostate cancer screenings don’t reduce death

01/04/12

New clues to human deafness found in mice

12/21/11

Washington People: James W. Fleshman Jr.

12/19/11

Monsanto funds fellowships for graduate students

12/13/11

High levels of tau protein linked to poor recovery after brain injury

12/13/11

Key genetic error found in family of blood cancers

12/08/11

Washington People: Matthew J. Ellis

12/06/11

Genome Institute receives $114 million grant

12/02/11

Anesthesiology journal devotes December issue to University

12/01/11

$8 million grant funds asthma, allergy studies

11/29/11

Legal drinking age linked to women’s suicide, homicide risk

11/28/11

Drug may slow spread of deadly eye cancer

11/23/11

Daily wheezing treatment no different from intermittent in toddlers

11/23/11

Researchers identify gene that causes rare dementing illness

11/22/11

Surprising pathway implicated in stuttering

11/21/11

New service brings power of genomics to patient care

11/16/11

Probiotic protects intestine from radiation injury

11/16/11

Drug clears chronic urinary infections in mice

11/15/11

Surgery to prevent stroke causes too many complications

11/14/11

Girls with family history of breast disease should avoid alcohol

11/09/11

Pig to primate transplants show promise for diabetes

11/08/11

Scientists identify proteins that direct bone demolition

11/07/11

WUSTL licenses gene linked to cancer spread

11/03/11

Low vitamin D common in spine surgery patients

11/03/11

Scientists prevent cerebral palsy-like brain damage in mice

10/27/11

Chest X-rays don’t reduce lung cancer deaths